On This Day

What Happened in June 1594

Historical Events

  • Jun 11 Philip II recognized the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paves way to the creation of the Principal√≠a (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 15 Nicolas Poussin, French painter, born near Les Andelys, France (d. 1665)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 3 Michel Renichon, priest, executed
  • Jun 3 John Aylmer, English political theorist (b. 1521)
  • Jun 14 Orlandus Lassus, composer (Prophet sybillarum), dies at about 61